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Assistant Head Coach

  • Level of Commitment Part Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team Club

with Johnson Ranch Barracudas

Johnson Ranch Sports Club, located in Roseville, is looking for an assistant coach to join the coaching staff of their Recreational Summer Swim Team, Johnson Ranch Barracudas. The Barracudas are seeking an energetic and passionate coach to be an Assistant. The team is about 290 kids (ages 5-18), ranging of all different skill levels. We want to develop swimmers to their fullest capabilities while also teaching life balance, sportsmanship and dedication to the rewarding sport of competitive swimming.

As an Assistant Coach for the Johnson Ranch Barracudas, you will be asked to do the following;

  • Communicate and display the values and visions of the team.
  • Go in line with the techniques and philosophies of the head coach.
  • Should be comfortable taking on an age group, if necessary.
  • Help out with entries into the Saturday meets. 
  • Attend all practices and meets, unless notified prior to season. 
  • Attend all Social Events on the Summer Calendar.

 Johnson Ranch Barracudas information.

  • Team Practices start April 1st, 2019. [ 3:30pm – 7:30pm ]
  • Summer schedule starts June 7th, 2019 [ 7:00am – 11:00am ] 
  • Meets happens on Saturdays. [ 7:00am – 2:00pm ]
  • All coaches are members of Johnson Ranch Sports Club.
  • Compensation will be discussed through interview process.

Assistant Coach must have the following;

  • CPR and Lifeguard certification.
  • High Level Experience of the sport of Swimming.
  • Great Communication Skills.
  • Strong Knowledge of stroke technique progression, training progression & taper strategies.

If interested, please contact Donny Mata at [email protected]

 

Part Time Lifeguard

  • Level of Commitment Part Time
  • Position Type Aquatics Staff
  • Level of Team Recreational
City of El Segundo

with City of El Segundo

Description

This is a seasonal, part-time, hourly position working under the direction of the Aquatics Recreation Supervisor, Aquatics Recreation Coordinator and Senior Lifeguards.
Essential Job Functions

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Duties include, but are not limited to working and communicating effectively with children, the general public and other staff members; promote a positive, friendly and energetic attitude; follow oral and written instructions; have the ability to assist and protect the life and well-being of each and every patron by implementing the latest safety procedures, policies, rules, regulations and ordinances set forth by both the American Red Cross and City of El Segundo. Surveys a public swimming pool; prevents patron accidents; rescues swimmers in distress; conducts beginning to advanced swim level courses; enforces regulations and codes; and performs other related duties, as assigned.
The primary responsibility of the lifeguard is the safety and protection of pool patrons by preventing accidents, and when required, making rescues. The lifeguard must be alert and take action in enforcing safety rules and ordinances. In an emergency, the lifeguard must think quickly and clearly, in some cases taking personal risks and exerting considerable physical effort. The lifeguard is required to work day and evening hours including weekends.
Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS: Current American Red Cross certification in the following: First Aid, CPR & AED for the Professional Rescuer, Lifeguard Training. Previous aquatic work experience, strong leadership skills and athletic background highly desirable. As a condition of employment, a lifeguard must attend all in-service trainings.
Individuals in this classification are required to successfully pass a background check that complies with Public Resources Code section 5164, which mandates that a city that hires a person to work at a park, playground, recreational center or beach, in a position having supervisory or disciplinary authority over a minor, shall complete an application that inquires whether that individual has been convicted of specified criminal offenses.

 

Head Coach – Rock Island County Swim Club

  • Level of Commitment Part Time
  • Position Type Head Coach
  • Level of Team Club
Rock Island County Orca Swim Club

with Rock Island County Orca Swim Club

The Rock Island County Orcas Swim Club is seeking an experienced Head Coach. We are a USA Swimming sanctioned, year-round competitive swim team. We practice at Rock Island High School – 1400 25th Avenue, Rock Island, IL – and act as a feeder program for the Rock Island High School swim teams. As we work to rebuild our swim club, we are looking for a highly driven, high-energy individual to lead approximately 30 swimmers of all ability levels and increase its numbers. The Head Coach will provide direct leadership, instruction, and motivation for all swim team members. He/She will manage the Rock Island County Orca Swim Club in accordance with the rules and regulations of the Illinois Swimming LSC and USA Swimming.

The Head Coach will serve on a part-time basis, averaging 16-20 hours/week, which will vary during scheduled weekend swim meets and other events, as needed.

Job and Responsibility Description
– Plan season (meets and practices) and daily workouts in coordination with assistant coaching staff.
– Promote a fun, safe, and team-oriented environment, while fostering learning and team spirit in a fair and impartial manner.
– Be a role model for swimmers when making personal decisions.
– Responsible for retaining and recruiting swimmers.
– Identify age and skill appropriate drills for each swim level that includes starts, strokes, and turns.
– Create and maintain control and a safe environment for the swimmers.
– Provide stroke technique for beginning, intermediate, and advanced swimmers.
– Review meet results (including disqualification issues) and provide feedback to each swimmer.
– Complete all scheduling of assistant coaches; certify and submit payroll every month.
– Prepare meet lineups, including completing all entries into Hy-Tek and Team Unify swim databases.
– Hold, obtain, and/or maintain required coaching certifications, as well as ensure coaching staff have required certifications. Continuing education/training is expected and will be reimbursed by the Club.
– Train assistant coaching staff to ensure consistency within the program.
– Coordinate and lead coaches’ meetings.
– Communicate with swimmers, parents, and Board members in an effective and professional manner.
– Work with the Board members and participate in Club activities (fundraising events, end of season banquets, etc.).
– Build productive and professional relationships with other local swim clubs.
– Report to President of the Board.

Required Qualifications
– Strong organizational and leadership skills
– Ability to connect with children and young adults ages 5-18 years old
– Effective written and verbal communication skills (for children and parents)
– Employment is contingent upon completion of a successful background check.

Education/Certification
– High school or equivalent required
– Must have 2+ years of coaching experience
– Must be willing to be registered with USA Swimming and comply with and maintain all USA Swimming and Illinois Swimming LSC requirements

Compensation
– Starting salary is $14-17/hour; however, the position includes incentives for team growth and private swim lessons.

Elite Swim Coach (Age Group Coach)

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Head Coach
  • Level of Team Other
YMCA of the North Shore

with YMCA of the North Shore

The YMCA of the North Shore SHARKS is a YMCA/USA Swim Team located on the North Shore of Boston. We are a 6 site team with over 400 competitive swimmers from age 5 -18 of varying levels. We are currently seeking a FULL TIME Age Group Coach. Candidates should have 2-5 years of experience, be a well-organized, energetic age group coach with a great understanding of swimmer development and stroke technique, a “self-starter” with a strong work ethic / moral values, a team player with excellent oral and written communication skills. Experience with Team Unify and Meet Manager is preferred but not required. Candidates should have (or be willing to acquire) all of the appropriate USA Swimming and YMCA Swimming certifications as well as lifeguarding or Red Cross Safety Training for Coaches. Any certifications not in place must be acquired our first 3-6 months. Compensation is commensurate with experience and credentials.

  1. Lead structured swim team practices focusing on stroke technique, competition preparedness, relationship building and collaboration based on the YNS competitive swim schedule.

  2. Attend all swim team events such as meets, meetings, trainings, social events, etc.;

  3. Assist in creating thorough, age-appropriate workouts focusing on technique, endurance, stroke development, drills, etc.

  4. Keep detailed and accurate records as needed including attendance, work-outs and swimmer progression. Assist in swim team social event planning, as necessary.

  5. Assist in coordinating and executing swim team competitions and meet registrations. Record times at swim meets.

  6. Remain up to date regarding aquatics trends National Y as well as emerging YMCA trends within aquatic programming and advocate for the expansion or changing of programs and services aligned with those trends.

  7. Maintain consistent, clear, effective and positive communication with youth and parents on the team.

  8. Additional responsibilities may include working with our older age groups, Masters and annual Swim Clinic.

  • At least 18 years of age with 2+ years experience as a competitive swimmer

  • 2+ years swim coaching experience preferred

  • USA Swimming Coach or ASCA Level 1 and Principles of YMCA Competitive Swimming certification preferred;

  • Must be able to demonstrate proficiency of swim skills in accordance with YMCA standards and have a strong foundation in stroke mechanics and be able to communicate effectively with swimmers and their parents

  • Enthusiastic presence with good communication skills

  • Certifications: CPR, AED, Basic First Aid certification or willingness to obtain

The YMCA is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and equal opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religious creed, protected genetic information, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, disability, veteran’s status, or sexual orientation.

 

Assistant Swim Coach

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team Recreational
Scottsdale Swim Team

with Scottsdale Swim Team

Position Summary

We are looking to fill an assistant coaching position for the 2019 season which runs from April thru August, with some additional strategic meetings and planning that may need to occur outside those periods. The right candidate will have good people and organizational skills; enjoy mentoring youth; have enthusiasm for the sport; strong knowledge about swim and stroke techniques with a focus on developing character and sportsmanship.

Job Requirements:

  • The Assistant Coach would work directly with Head Coach in running daily practices.  Lead practices of the group(s) given by the Head Coach.
  • Enthusiastic, dynamic presence with good communication skills.
  • Must be able to demonstrate proficiency of swim skills and have a strong foundation in stroke mechanics and be able to communicate effectively with swimmers and their parents.
  • Have prompt attendance at all scheduled practices and swim meets. It is duty of the swim coach to be present at all swim meets and team functions.
  • Mentor junior coaches.
  • Foster a positive team environment that emphasizes good sportsmanship, fun and a mutual respect for others.
  • Certifications: CPR for Professional Rescuer and First Aid certifications or willingness to obtain;

Experience

  • Minimum 1 year in a competitive coaching experience
  • Experience in competitive swimming

Salary is commensurate with experience and determined by the Swim Team Board. Potential for added income through a swim lesson program.

Swim Instructors / Swim Coaches / College Students, Grads, Teachers – Summer Position

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Aquatics Staff
  • Level of Team Recreational
Ramapo Country Day Camp

with Ramapo Country Day Camp

Teachers, coaches, college grads, or college students

We are a children’s summer day camp looking for swim instructors to teach American Red Cross Swim lessons to our campers.

See a video of Ramapo Country Day Camp in action and apply at: www.ramapocamp.com

Ideal candidates are: lifelong swimmers, or have had previous swim team or swim teaching experience.

We have teaching curriculums set, so we have a plan for each swim group/level, but we are also looking for you to bring ideas and share your swim expertise.

Our swim facility consists of 4 heated pools all located in the center of camp. Each pool is designed to fit a specific age / grade range. Each pool has its own staff and supervisor. Campers swim twice a day receiving a 30 minute, instructional swim lessons on their first time to the pool and a 30 minute, recreational swim on their second trip to the pool.

Swim instructors work with the same campers all summer long. Since most campers are here six, seven, or all eight weeks you have time to get to now your campers as well as time to see the results of your lessons.

Transportation is provided for all NY City Staff. Buses meet in Manhattan. Paid position.

Ramapo Country Day Camp is located on the Bergen (NJ) / Rockland (NY) border. A private day camp nestled on over 35 acres of woodlands, rolling hills, streams, trails, and open space, Ramapo offers campers an unforgettable camp experience in a country setting unequaled in its natural surroundings.

With our meticulously maintained grounds, campers enjoy a well-balanced program of sports, swimming, creative and performing arts and an endless list of outdoor adventure challenges. . . all on Ramapo’s first class facility.

Ramapo is located in Airmont, NY on the Bergen Cty (NJ)/ Rockland Cty (NY) border. We are near the NJ towns of: Ridgewood, Upper Saddle River, Montvale and the NY Towns: Suffern, Chestnut Ridge, and Nanuet. Ramapo is easily accessible via: the Garden State Parkway (Exit 172), Rt 17 (Saddle River / Woodcliff Lake Exit), NY Thruway (Exit 14B), Rt 287 and Rt 59.

Ramapo Country Day camp is located about 25-30 minutes from the George Washington Bridge (Manhattan).

Our campers come from all over Manhattan and Bergen County, NJ. They are here for six, seven or eight weeks of fun in the sun. They participate in a wide variety of activities ranging from all sports (sports leagues) , swim, arts & crafts, hands-on-science, woodworking, and scouting to archery, zipline treetop trails, horseback riding, dirt track carts, robotics, and bungee and trampolines, and much more.

Our staff of specialists who run our activities, is made up of teachers from northern NJ: Bergen, Passaic, Rockland County (NY) as well as New York City. Our counselors are college students who accompany each group of campers and assist our specialists. We also hire international teachers from such countries as: Australia, New Zealand, Spain, Holland, Finland, England, and others. Most of our staff live within a 45 minute radius and either commute in or work as paid bus supervisors.

Our staff is made up of: Specialists or teachers from Bergen Passaic (NJ), Rockland County (NY) as well as New York City who run our activity areas.  Counselors are college students who accompany each group of campers and assist our specialists. We also hire international teachers from such countries as: Australia, New Zealand, Spain, Holland, Finland, England, and others.

Camp Dates: July 1st to August 23rd (39 Days)
Monday to Friday
Camp will be closed on Thursday, July 4th

We have worked hard to create a facility and staff-working environment that is enjoyable, creative, positive, and perfect for the summer. You will enjoy coming to work each day. We are looking for people who see spending a summer at camp as something they “get to do”, not “have to do”.

The staff member we want is someone who would naturally look to do more rather than less. 

Interviews are held here at Ramapo Country Day Camp, in Manhattan a few times each month, and via Skype. You will interview us as much as we will interview you.

We welcome any questions you may have please, call or e-mail us with them.

You can read more about us and apply online at: www.ramapocamp.com

[email protected]

201-444-7144

 

 

 

Pool Supervisor / Pool Director – Summer Position

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Aquatics Staff
  • Level of Team Recreational
Ramapo Country Day Camp

with Ramapo Country Day Camp

Ramapo Country Day Camp

We are a children’s summer day camp looking for a Pool Supervisor and Swim Instructors – to help teach swim lessons to campers ages 3 to 13.

– Supervisor position for ages 6 to 13.

See a video of Ramapo in action and apply at: www.ramapocamp.com

Must have previous swim team or swim instruction experience or have had American Red Cross – Lifeguard Training, CPR, First Aid certifications recently.

We run the American Red Cross Lifeguard Training, CPR, and First-Aid certification course on our grounds. This course is free for all Ramapo swim staff.

Water Safety Instructor (WSI) course is also available at no cost to swim staff.

Our swim facility consists of 4 heated pools all located in the center of camp. Each pool is designed to fit a specific age / grade range. Each pool has its own staff and supervisor. Campers swim twice a day receiving a 30 minute, instructional swim lessons on their first time to the pool and a 30 minute, recreational swim on their second trip to the pool.

The pool supervisor is responsible for:
* Creating a plan for the daily swim instruction
* Training swim staff
* Team teaching lessons with their staff to model lessons (class management, transitions within the class, teaching of key skills)
* Pool Safety
* Overseeing Lifeguards during recreational swim
* Scheduling (instruction, guarding, lunch / breaks)
* Evaluation of staff
* Day to day management of their pool / staff

Swim Supervisors have a full time director to work/consult with and help them with all aspects of their job.

Your swim instructors work with the same campers all summer long. Since most campers are here six, seven, or all eight weeks your staff have time to get to now their campers as well as time to see the results of their lessons.

The counselors of the groups coming to each swim period assist your instructors. They get changed into bathing suits and are assigned to a swim group. Their supervisor, called a division leader, is also at the pool to make sure their staff is ready to be there to help you see the campers lessons. The division leader will make any phone calls to parents who have questions after consulting with you.

Ramapo Country Day Camp is located on the Bergen (NJ) / Rockland (NY) border. A private day camp nestled on over 35 acres of woodlands, rolling hills, streams, trails, and open space, Ramapo offers campers an unforgettable camp experience in a country setting unequaled in its natural surroundings.

Ramapo is on the Rockland Cty (NY) and Bergen Cty (NJ) border. We are near the NJ towns: Ridgewood, Upper Saddle River, Montvale and the NY Towns: Suffern. We are easily accessible off: Rt 17 (Saddle River / Woodcliff Lake Exit), The Garden State Parkway (Exit 172), Rt 287, The NY State Thruway (Exit 14B), and Rt 59.

Ramapo Country Day Camp is located about 25-30 minutes from the George Washington Bridge and Manhattan.

Our campers range in age from 3 to 13 (nursery to eighth grades) and come from all over Manhattan and Bergen County, NJ. They are here for six, seven or eight weeks of fun in the sun. They participate in a wide variety of activities ranging from all sports (sports leagues) , swim, arts & crafts, hands-on-science, woodworking, and scouting to archery, zipline treetop trails, horseback riding, dirt track carts, robotics, and bungee and trampolines, and much more.

Our staff of specialists who run our activities, is made up of teachers from northern NJ: Bergen, Passaic, Rockland County as well as New York City. Our counselors are college students who accompany each group of campers and assist our specialists. We also hire international teachers from such countries as: Australia, New Zealand, Spain, Holland, Finland, England, and others. Most of our staff live within a 45 minute radius and either commute in or work as paid bus supervisors.

Camp Dates: July 1st to August 23rd (39 total camp days)
Monday to Friday
Camp will be closed Thursday, July 4th

We have worked hard to create a facility and staff-working environment that is enjoyable, creative, positive, and perfect for the summer. You will enjoy coming to work each day. We are looking for people who see spending a summer at camp as something they “get to do”, not “have to do”.

The people we hire are those that naturally look to do more rather than less.

You can read more about us and apply online at:  www.ramapocamp.com

We welcome any questions you may have please, call or e-mail us with them. You can reach us at:

201-444-7144  / 845-356-6440

Brian – Staff Director   or Mark – Staffing Coordinator

[email protected]

Recreation Coordinator – Aquatics

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Aquatics Staff
  • Level of Team Recreational
Town of Avon

with Town of Avon

General Statement

This position performs a variety of professional aquatic duties including safeguarding the activities of the patrons of the Avon Recreation Center and assisting the Aquatics Supervisor with managing the aquatics division

Supervision Received

Works under the general guidance and direction of the Aquatics Supervisor

Supervision Exercised

Responsible for the direct supervision of part-time and seasonal aquatics staff

Work Environment

Work is performed inside the pool area and at off-site locations during various hours including days, evenings, weekends and holidays.  Due to the nature of aquatics and rescue activities, the full range of physical movements are required in this position, including swimming, walking, running, jumping, lifting, and climbing. Up to 30% of work may include administrative tasks which may include sitting for extended periods of time.

Essential Functions

  • Maintains a strong on deck presence and enforces pool rules and regulations to prevent drowning, injuries or accidents
  • Monitors pool area for patrons in potential danger or those in danger and responds to emergencies with professionalism
  • Interprets and enforces the aquatic’s program policies and procedures in a positive and courteous manner
  • Takes proper safety precautions, anticipates unsafe circumstances, and acts accordingly to prevent accidents and uses all required safety equipment
  • Follows and implements emergency procedures, uses all required safety equipment and responds to emergencies when appropriate
  • Identifies and recommends improvements in division to ensure functions are efficient and cost effective.
  • Ensures customers have been processed by the Front Desk, with a stamp or some other indication of having checked in
  • Inspects facilities for cleanliness and assist in proper maintenance and sanitary operation of the pool, pool area and locker rooms
  • Monitors and maintains pool filtration system and water chemistry through testing of water samples and adjust chemistry as needed to maintain standards
  • Assists with pool maintenance including but not limited to, backwashing, draining the Jacuzzi, cleaning strainer baskets, cleaning chlorinators, and filling acid barrels.
  • Assists with promotional strategies and advertising for all activities
  • Maintains and stores equipment properly
  • Assists with the purchase, replacement and maintenance of equipment used in aquatic programs and operations
  • Assists with scheduling, hiring, training and mentoring part-time staff
  • Assists with creating the Aquatics schedule and confirming group reservations
  • Completes necessary paperwork including attendance and chemical logs, incident reports, and other paperwork as necessary
  • Conducts lifeguard skills audits on a bi-weekly basis

Other Duties and Functions

  • Works closely with the Recreation Supervisors to ensure quality communication between Aquatics and other divisions
  • Assists with opening and closing procedures
  • Attends and contributes at in-service training sessions and meetings
  • Seeks out and obtains community input on new programs, measuring level of interest and answers questions and concerns of patrons
  • Scheduled for weekly “on-call” hours as needed
  • Work as a Guest Service Representative, Swim Instructor/Coach, and assist in managing other Aquatics programs on an as needed basis
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of principles, practices, and rules and regulations of aquatic recreational program planning and development
  • Knowledge of safety requirements, lifeguarding techniques related to rescue of drowning swimmers and first aid procedures common in swimming pool operations
  • Knowledge of equipment and facilities used in a recreation program
  • Knowledge of pertinent federal, state, and local laws, codes and requirements
  • Knowledge of local community resources
  • Knowledge of water chemistry and pool mechanics
  • Ability to pass monthly aquatics proficiency tests
  • Ability to act quickly and calmly in emergencies making proper judgments as to the correct course of action
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the public; work well with varied and demanding people; communicate clearly and concisely, verbally and in writing
  • Ability to organize tasks and working environment to maximize efficiency
  • Ability to interact effectively with others and present a positive image to the public

Education And Experience

A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in recreation, physical education, or related field preferred.  Current Lifeguarding, CPR/AED, and First Aid certifications and a minimum of two (2) years of lifeguard experience required.  Water Safety Instructor certification, competitive swim coaching experience, and previous supervisory experience preferred. Ability to obtain Administering Emergency Oxygen certification within 3 months of hire, Lifeguarding Instructor (LGI) certification within 6 months of hire, Waterfront Lifeguarding within 1 year of hire, and Certified Pool Operator (CPO) within 1 year of hire.

Employment is contingent upon successfully passing a pre-employment swimming test, a drug and alcohol test and may be subject to random, unannounced drug and alcohol testing as outline in the Town’s Drug & Alcohol Policy.

Pre-Competitive Head Coach

  • Level of Commitment Part Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team Club
Metro Atlanta Aquatic Club, LLC

with Metro Atlanta Aquatic Club, LLC

Pre-Competitive Head Coach – Metro Atlanta Aquatic Club, LLC

  • Hourly Salary commensurate with experience
  • Must have reliable transportation
  • Must be able to work evenings from 3:45-7:15pm, Monday thru Thursday at the Lake Claire Pool, Atlanta, GA
  • Previous Coaching Experience Required
  • Competitive Swimming Experience Preferred

The Metro Atlanta Aquatic Club, LLC (MAAC) is looking for an hourly head coach for our pre-competitive level group. The pre-competitive group is divided into 2 levels – pre-competitive 1 and pre-competitive 2.  Both of these groups consist of swimmers between ages 5-10 who are newer to the sport of swimming. Our swimmers are learning the basics of competition strokes – butterfly, backstroke, breaststroke and freestyle – and are working on swimming basics like starts, turns, streamline, kicking, etc.

As a coach, you are on deck during practice and responsible for creating practices each day, and correcting swimmers’ strokes, teaching drills, and encouraging a positive team atmosphere and helping swimmers learn to love swimming.

The pre-competitive group has 45 minute practices, 4 evenings a week.  Due to the multiple group practice schedule, you are responsible for being at the pool  Monday thru Thursday from 3:45pm to 7:15pm.

 

Mission and Vision of MAAC:

As a team, our goal is to build a competitive swim team that provides opportunities to Metro Atlanta youth to participate in a life changing, character building program. Metro Atlanta Aquatic Club (MAAC) and will endeavor to make water safety a priority while building an inclusive community. We will develop a diverse and competitive swim team that is reflective of Atlanta’s many unique cultures and ethnicities. We strive to make MAAC the premier choice for swimming lessons, age group, masters, and competitive national level swimming.

Head Coach – Carlile Swimming Team

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Head Coach
  • Level of Team Club

with Carlile Swimming

Information                         

Carlile Swimming Team is seeking applicants for the role of Head Coach, Carlile Swimming Team.

Carlile Swimming provides swimming programs for all ages, from babies to Olympians. We have been pioneering new teaching and training methods for more than half a century and we are recognised worldwide as a leader in all aspects of aquatic education. Carlile Swimming employs over 600 staff across 9 swim schools and 4 competitive training sites. Every week we help 25,000+ kids become safer and more confident in and around the water.

Our company founders, Forbes and Ursula Carlile, are world renowned Olympic swim coaches, pioneering sports scientists and educators. Their collective passion and dedication to excellence in swimming training and education has resulted in well-deserved global recognition and awards over many years.

Carlile Swimming has a proud history of performance excellence in competitive swimming and is seeking a new Head Coach of the Carlile Swimming Team.  A brief description of the experience and personal attributes of the person we are seeking is provided below.

Desired Experience, Qualities and Attributes of the Head Coach

 

Strategy and Vision

  • Strong strategy formulation ability – to meaningfully contribute to an evolving strategy that will take the Carlile Swimming Team to be the leading high-performance program in the country

 

Team Leadership

  • Appreciative of the heritage and values underpinning the Carlile culture, while also understanding what it takes to evolve a world-class competitive swim team, with distinctive strength at all levels of the pipeline
  • Demonstrates honesty and humility, presence and credibility, an engaging communicator; has the track record to gain immediate respect as a source of leadership for the entire Carlile Swimming Team
  • Can work with, and leverage, the Carlile system and pathways i.e. someone who – while having primary responsibility for the high-performance program – will take an interest at all levels. Can identify talent and foster a system that encourages and nurtures talent.

 

 Technical Excellence

  • Diversity of experience coaching swimmers to success at domestic and international level, across multiple events and disciplines, with male and female athletes
  • High technical expertise (ideally with sound understanding of principles of physiology, biomechanics, strength and conditioning and sports psychology), and the ability to apply – and communicate – this information in a practical manner to enhance the performance of swimmers
  • The nous and professional standing to pull together a network of leading specialists in each required technical area to advise coaches and swimmers as required and supplement Carlile coaches’ expertise and experience
  • The discipline and foresight to encourage a performance planning culture amongst the coaching staff that delivers a process that articulates the actions required to give each swimmer the best possible chance to achieve target goals, while also looking after the well-being and growth of the ‘whole person’

 

People Leadership

  • The credibility to attract, develop and retain the best coaching talent in the country
  • A proven track record of creating a positive team environment for our coaches and knows how to support and develop them to reach their potential

 

Stakeholder Leadership

  • Excellent communication and relationship-building skills across the range of stakeholder groups – internal to Carlile e.g. parent groups, and external to Carlile e.g. SSSM providers, media, SAL, SNSW, ASCTA, NSWIS, sponsors

 

Personal Attributes

  • Unquestioned ethics and integrity; sound moral compass
  • Interested in the athlete as a whole person, and swimming’s role in personal development
  • Grounded, centred behaviour; measured and consistent in demeanour and decision-making process; calm under pressure; steady and consistent style that people at all levels of the Team can line up to
  • Knowledge and appreciation of the Carlile history, and will be proud and excited to make a contribution to the Carlile legacy and honour the traditions of Forbes and Ursula Carlile
  • Demonstrates the energy and motivation to get their hands dirty and build a high-performance program, as well as maintain it
  • Curious to learn, to personally grow, to challenge themselves, to be open to new perspectives

HEAD COACH – NORTH WHIDBEY AQUATIC CLUB

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Head Coach
  • Level of Team Club
North Whidbey Aquatic Club

with North Whidbey Aquatic Club

North Whidbey Aquatic Club (NWAC) is searching for an energetic Head Coach to develop our swimmers and grow our program.  The Head Coach will be responsible for all aspects of operating a year-round competitive swim program.  Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Contribute to the development and implementation of overall team philosophy on coaching and swimmer development.
  • Oversee training group placement, team population and athletes’ performance.
  • Coaches athletes to develop and achieve their highest personal athletic potential.
  • Develop and maintain formal dry land training program for appropriate training groups.
  • Collaborate with the President to develop seasonal training schedules.
  • Develop annual meet schedule.
  • Prepare the Head Coach report for all Blue Heron Booster Club (BHBC) Board meetings.
  • Collaborate with Treasurer to prepare an annual team budget.
  • Communicate necessary team and meet information to parents and athletes.
  • Develop a sense of community, culture and loyalty amongst our membership.
  • Create an environment where athletes work as a team to promote positive influences, grow confidence and enthusiasm, and practice good sportsmanship.
  • Recruitment – maintain a relationship with summer league swim clubs, high schools and local health organizations to support NWAC athlete/staff recruiting.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • At least 3-5 years experience as an age group coach of a competitive swim team.
  • USA Swimming registered swim coach and able to pass the USA Swimming background check and USA Athlete Protection Program.
  • American Swimming Coaches Association (ASCA) Level 2 or higher.
  • Track record of swimmer retention, recruitment and development at all levels.
  • Experienced with Team Unify and Hy-Tek Sports Software.
  • Up-to-date understanding of latest coaching techniques through research and continuing education.
  • Strong Interpersonal and communications skills to deal effectively with all levels of employees, club members, athletes, parents, Board of Directors and outside personnel.
  • Ability to develop and implement a cohesive vision and coaching philosophy throughout the program, building swimmers from novice through senior levels.
  • An inspirational leader with a positive outlook, enthusiasm and care for the well-being of swimmers.
  • Even-handed and fair treatment of all athletes, regardless of ability or seniority level.
  • Bachelor’s degree (preferred)

Salary based on qualifications, experience and team swimmer counts and eligible for additional salary incentives.

Cayman Islands – Assistant Swim Coach

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team Club

with Stingray Swim Club

The primary coaching responsibility for this position will be preparing the 10 to 13 year old swimmers for the senior and high performance groups.  Swimmers will need to be introduced to and begin implementing complex training concepts. The pre-senior ‘Gold Group’ has six 2 hour swimming sessions per week and three 30 min dryland sessions per week.  The position will require the coach to plan and guide all 9 sessions.

Other coaching responsibilities will include assisting the head coach with the more junior groups as well as the senior program.  Three training groups exist in the senior program and coaching assignments will be at the discretion of the head coach.

In addition, responsibilities include coaching at all scheduled meets (both on island and overseas), management of meet entries and results, maintenance of the Team Unify website, and routine administration assignments for the club.

Huntsville Swim Association Site Director and Senior Assistant

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team Club
Huntsville Swim Association

with Huntsville Swim Association

Huntsville Swim Association (HSA) in Huntsville, Alabama, is looking to fill the position of Site Director and Senior Assistant Coach.  The position is a full-time, salaried position that also offers Health, Dental, Vision, Life, and Retirement benefits.  The ideal candidate will have at least a bachelor’s degree, strong administrative skills, a passion for developing swimmers of all levels, a positive approach to coaching, and a strong desire to grow and learn professionally.  Previous coaching experience is highly preferred.  A high comfort level with Windows software is a must, and knowledge of Team Unify systems and Hy-Tek systems is preferred.  Candidates must be U.S. citizen, , have or be willing to quickly obtain current certification in CPR, First Aid, and Coaches Safety Training, and pass both the USA Swimming and our club’s background check.  Duties will include overseeing our Senior Development group (high school age swimmers),  assisting with the Junior and Senior groups (our top two groups), being the site coordinator and liaison to our practice location on the Army’s Redstone Arsenal,  attending meets, office hours, communicating with parents, and participating in staff projects, planning, and coordination of all team activities.  The position will report to the Head Coach.  The position is open as early as December 9th.  Salary is $32,000 per year, with the ability to earn additional income from both summer league and high school swimming.  Please send a cover letter, resume, and three references to Head Coach, Matt Webber ([email protected]), to express interest in the position.

 

Huntsville Swim Association is a Bronze Medal Club, with multiple National and Junior National qualifiers.  The team operates out of two practice sites, located about five minutes apart, and averages over 500 swimmers throughout the year.  Huntsville has been listed as one of the top 10 cities in American in which to live, and boasts a strong economy due to both the aerospace and technological industries.

Assistant Coach- Raleigh Swimming Association

  • Level of Commitment Part Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team Club

with Raleigh Swimming Association

Raleigh Swimming Association is seeking an Assistant Coach to work on a part-time basis, primarily with our 10 & under athletes. This is an hourly position; compensation is commensurate with experience. Opportunities are available to work between 5 and 9 pm on weekdays and 11 am and 1 pm on Saturdays.

Coach candidates must be knowledgeable and passionate about working with young swimmers.

This is an assistant coach position, so coach will be assisting with designated practice group(s) and will have very limited administrative responsibilities.

Coaches need to be certified with USA Swimming and have their Red Cross lifeguarding certification or be willing to do so within 30 days of being hired. Coach candidates are required to undergo a background screen before they are hired.

Other paid coaching opportunities exist periodically throughout the year, primarily RSA-run clinics for summer league and high school age athletes.

YMCA Aquatics Director

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Other
  • Level of Team Other
La Crosse Area Family YMCA

with La Crosse Area Family YMCA

At the La Crosse Area Family YMCA, we believe that every child should know the life-saving skills of swimming and that every community resident should have the opportunity to experience the joy and well-being that water activities can bring. To accomplish this, our Aquatics Director will work side-by-side with their staff, their colleagues and our community to create a welcoming pool environment for all; develop high-quality programming; and establish partnerships with other area organizations with a focus on water safety and education.

We are seeking a highly motivated team member to lead our Aquatics Department at our YMCA-Houser branch in Onalaska, WI. Candidates for this position must have strong relationship building and communication skills, a passion for aquatics and water safety, and be highly innovative and organized. This position will oversee the development, administration, operations, budget, risk management & safety of all aquatics programming, the scheduling of pool space for all pool related activities, and the supervision of lifeguards and swim lesson/water safety instructors. They will work closely with the Aquatics Director at our YMCA-Dahl branch to ensure quality and safety training is consistent throughout the association.

Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree along with up-to-date certifications in Professional CPR/AED and First Aid, and YMCA or Red Cross Lifeguard and YMCA Swim Lesson Instructor or WSI certifications; strong interpersonal & communication skills; programming & supervisory experience a plus. This is a full-time exempt position with a full benefits package.

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